Bateman Named Sperry Safety Award Winner

 - March 10, 2014, 1:00 PM

Don Bateman, corporate fellow and chief engineer technologist for flight safety systems and technology at Honeywell Aerospace, was recognized March 4 with the 2013 Elmer A. Sperry Award for Enhancing the Art of Transportation. Bateman was honored for his development of Honeywell’s ground proximity warning system (GPWS). Bateman and his team continued to develop the technology into Honeywell’s enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS), which has reduced controlled flight into terrain accidents from about 1 in every three million flights to less than one in every 20 million flights.